To understand the modern workplace and how it is rapidly evolving is critical to all those actively supporting the performance and well-being of workers, both within the organisation and across the extended enterprise. 

Offering users a personalised and personalisable learning journey provides them a sense of ownership over their personal and professional development environment.

Once you’ve finished building, testing, reviewing and refining your learning platform, you’re probably ready to take a year off work and watch as the users flood in and shower your efforts with praise.

There is a view of learning analytics as being only relevant to L&D departments, and those who are taking care of business bottom lines.

The audiences functionality is one of the most powerful components of Totara Learn and provides a range of options for streamlined and automated user, learning and development administration.

Totara is a highly modular learning platform that uses a wide variety of plugins and advanced features to allow you to scale up or down in line with your changing needs.

The Featured Links block is one of the most flexible block types within Totara Learn and gives non-designers the ability to quickly and easily create custom, graphical based navigation.

When looking for a new learning management system, there is a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our learning goals? However, one initial consideration that people often

If you’re responsible for helping people continuously learn and stay up to date, you already know that formal training courses are not enough. Things change. New insights are published and shared every day. Courses go out of date.

This is a guest post from Jeff Campbell, Founder and CEO of Motrain - a corporate training engagement platform that integrates with Totara Learn - designed to improve course completion rates and help learners develop a stronger personal connection to th

From simple plugins and themes, to deep integrations with other software and tools, Totara provides organisations with the flexibility to integrate and freedom to innovate in order to fulfil their workforce learning and development needs. 

Migrating from one learning platform to another can be stressful. Time, budget and scope creep can all send the project off track, meaning it is essential to have a watertight plan of action for the best possible results.

There are two major annoyances for learning professionals: one is everyone in the organisation wanting a say on your learning programmes, and the other is nobody else in the organisation caring what you’re working on.

Last week the Totara team was joined in Wellington, Totara’s headquarters, by over 100 users and partners to collaborate and share ideas on how Totara is being used in workplaces across New Zealand and further afield. 

With 77m contingent workers across Europe, India and the US alone, we take a look at why it's so important that organizations start training their freelance & contract workers too.

The traditional concept of an organisation is changing. Businesses today are much more fluid, intertwined and porous than ever before, which poses a challenge to L&D teams looking to deliver learning to improve business results.

The energy industry was an early advocate of the digital transformation, but following the oil price downturn in 2015, increasing scrutiny has been placed on optimisation and an emphasis was placed on a skilled, highly competent, ‘lean’ workforce.

At the recent EMEA Totara User Conference in London, Senior Learning Strategist Lori Niles-Hofmann shared her ideas for 10 ways that organisations can transform learning results in her keynote.

This spring, eThink Education, 2018 Totara Global Partner of the Year, launched eThink Academy which expands on eThink's current training offerings to clients and provides training courses to the general public. 

It should come as absolutely no surprise whatsoever that we’re pretty big fans of open source here at Totara.

Five weeks from now, a congregation of our devoted Totara community members from across New Zealand will be heading over to Wellington for our 2019 New Zealand Totara User Conference, 7-8 August. 

The New Zealand User Conference in Wellington is just a mere five weeks away. We have two amazing days lined up to help members of our homegrown Totara Community get the most out of their learning solutions. 

When you're getting to grips with a new learning platform, it's not always easy to know where to start.

What it means to be an organisation is changing.

Our Partner network is integral to the success of Totara. We select only the very best Totara Partners to join us in our mission to give organizations worldwide the freedom to learn.

As two open learning platforms, Totara Learn and Moodle have plenty in common - but equally, there are many important differences between the two.

#ATD2019 wrapped up last week in beautiful Washington, DC and the Totara team welcomed delegates to the Totara Village to speak with ecosystem partners who were exhibiting alongside us: eThink Education, Synegen, Moonami, Remote Learner, and GO1, with s

Is ‘gamification’ now a dirty word? What will become of the proprietary LMS? Is the way we use learning data too little, too late?

Remember that old adage “No one gets fired for buying IBM”? This essentially described the safe choice of technology, the default position for most organisations.

The annual Learnapalooza XL Conference in Seattle is not your ordinary conference, and our very own Caped Crusader from the Open Source Brigade, Chloe Leon was able to attend and shares her highlights from the event. 

ATD ICE 2019 in Washington, DC is just around the corner. If you intend on asking exhibiting vendors about how their learning technology can help solve your workplace learning dilemmas, we have some tips on how to get the conversation started. 

The rapid rate of change in politics around the world means that it has never been more important for civil servants to ensure that the skills they need to perform their roles effectively are up-to-date and up-to-scratch.